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How to Identify & Avoid PC Threats

November 25, 2013

By Lauren Stacye: GadellNet Tech Blogger, Marketing Guru and Communications Manager Last week we discussed how viruses can still infect computers despite having an Antivirus program, and how the core of that issue originates from threats users encounter every day. So identifying PC threats is more of a challenge than meets the eye. Computer, or PC, threats usually stem from some sort of malware (malicious software). And like its name indicates, these threats are malicious in nature, but can a [...]

Viruses & Their Cunning Abilities to Sneak through Antivirus Protection

November 18, 2013

First of all, it’s important to know that viruses are forms of Malware - malicious software designed to exploit your computer’s vulnerabilities. So viruses carry out their malicious intent by attaching and replicating themselves on computer programs, data files, or the boot sector of hard drives. Generally speaking, viruses are spread via the internet and email. So let’s start where the viruses start: Computer programs, data files and boot sectors of hard drives.  Companies who ma [...]